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Why Dropping Out of Grad School Was the Best Decision Ever

Sometimes realizing you're colossally in the wrong place means finding where you're meant to be.

By ARIEL KAPLAN • 9 months ago
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How Starting My Own Business Made Me a Better Woman

The founder of Noonday Collection shares the secrets she learned on the way to entrepreneurship.

By JESSICA HONEGGER • 9 months ago
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6 Free-Spirited Literary Fashionistas

Costume designer Alison Freer reveals the best-dressed ladies of lit who informed her personal style.

By ALISON FREER • 9 months ago
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7 Characters Who Make Their Own Luck

Karla Starr, expert on luck, parses the traits of protagonists who take fate into their own hands.

By KARLA STARR • 9 months ago
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The Power of Immigrant Stories

The author of A River of Stars reflects on how untold stories lead to the loss of humanity.

By VANESSA HUA • 9 months ago
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Where Are All the “Strong Male Characters”?

The author of Blood Highway takes on the redundancy of the phrase "strong female characters."

By GINA WOHLSDORF • 9 months ago
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13 Reasons Why Libraries are Holding Us All Together

Tiffany King, author of Eat at Home Tonight, argues why libraries are relevant, and more importantly, matter.

By Tiffany King • 10 months ago
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The Beauty of Bibliomemoirs

Nell Stevens admires the books that inspired her newest: The Victorian and the Romantic.

By NELL STEVENS • 10 months ago